As part of #WorldAutismAwarenessWeek, Chloe Harwood, Head of Sensory Room Design at Sensory Guru, has shared her top tips on how to create learning spaces that are accessible for a person with autism.   Versatility   People with autism can suffer from hypersensitivity or hyposensitivity.   Hypersensitivity relates to when a person’s senses are too acute. This means that they could become overstimulated and sensitive to certain sounds, smells, sights or textures.   Hyposensitivity...

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As part of #WorldAutismAwarenessWeek, Lead Content Developer at Sensory Guru, Tony Lowry, has shared his top tips for designing interactive content that is suitable for a person with autism.   At Sensory Guru we work to create technology that will enhance people’s lives within therapy, education and play.   We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential - regardless of age, disability, or any other...

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Sensory Guru is working to raise awareness of Autism, as part of #WorldAutismAwarenessWeek. Here, Product Specialist Shaun Fallon recounts one of the most meaningful and memorable moments of his career so far, when working with a child with autism.   “One of the most stand out moments that I have had in my career, was when I was carrying out a demonstration of the Magic Mirror and...

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  [caption id="attachment_20859" align="alignright" width="300"] National Autistic Society Campaign[/caption] An overwhelming 40% of parents who have a child with autism say that their child’s school does not adequately meet their needs, according to a report published by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism (APPGA) and the National Autistic Society (NAS).   Despite more than 1 in 100 children being autistic, Autism and education in England 2017, states that...

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Read the full case study here.   Sensory Guru has worked alongside staff at Hazel Court Community Specialist School to design their new Sensory Room, which has been named by learners as The Discovery Room, due to its ability to create an immersive environment where students can discover the wonders of the world around them.   Sensory Guru caught up with Katherine Lewis, a Specialist Communication Teaching Assistant from the...

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